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Henry Trueman Wood, 1845-1929

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1845.11.13
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Date of Death: 1929.01.07
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Henry Trueman Wood was a civil servant, author and journalist. He married Marian Oliver in 1873.


Wood spent the early part of his career with the Society of Arts, first as editor of its journal and later as assistant secretary and secretary of the Society. Thereafter he took responsibility for a number of government sponsored exhibitions including the Colonial Exhibition, 1885. He was also British commissioner for the Paris Exhibition, 1889 and secretary of the Royal Commission for the Chicago Exhibition, 1893.


The Annual Register, 1929, p. 9; Who was Who: A Companion to Who's Who, London, 1920 et seq.; Who was who: a cumulated index, 1897-1990, London, 1991.